It's recycling week, so I thought it poignant to write a post about why I use recycled yarn. Recycled yarn may mean a number of different things to different people but when I refer to it, generally I'm talking about new yarns that are manufactured from recycled materials. I started using recycled yarns a few… Continue reading Why I use Recycled Yarn
Want to be a 'greener' crocheter or knitter? It's easier than you think. Here's my top 10 tips to help you be more ecofriendly.
The making of a gorgeous recycled purple bag, using plarn from bread bags and recycled cotton yarrn.
A list of available recycled yarns and where to buy them.
And just like that it's the end of the year!!! Does anyone else feel the 2nd half of the year went in a flash? What happened to October, I blinked and it was gone! But that said, I did make rather a lot this year and so this post is all about my favourites and… Continue reading Best Nine 2018
Humble apologies, I've neglected Blogland an awful lot lately, so ... a wee catch up is in order. I'm really not good at juggling blogging along with keeping up with social media and ... making things and ... running a house with 3 easily bored young boys! Something always has to give and I'm sorry… Continue reading AWOL Blogger
Bread bags make really great Plarn and it's so easy I promise. You'll be plarning all your bags, thin carrier bags, toilet roll bags and bread bags. This loop method works well for all of these. It doesn't suit thicker plastics like the "bags for life" (pah who are they kidding!) though. Try the spiral… Continue reading Bread Bag Plarn
Turn plastic bags to plarn and create beautiful things